- skinlike; dermatoid.
Origin of dermoid
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In the first stage of the disease, the dermoid (skin) tissues make the effort.Cattle and Their Diseases
Cephaloceles have to be diagnosed from dermoid cysts, nævi (Fig. 199), cephal-hydrocele, and cephal-hæmatoma.
A sebaceous cyst may reach such dimensions as to simulate a dermoid or thyreo-glossal cyst.
In consequence of the continuity and similarity of structure, there is close sympathy between the mucous and dermoid membranes.
If the external orifice becomes occluded, there results a dermoid cyst.Manual of Surgery
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- of or resembling skin
- a congenital cystic tumour whose walls are lined with epithelium
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- Resembling skin; skinlike.
- dermoid cyst
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